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Old 13 June 2014, 18:22   #11
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Old 13 June 2014, 18:25   #12
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"Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" was always a favourite boat name of mine....
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Old 14 June 2014, 04:18   #15
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Thanks for the replies....

I am going to get some Polymarine Cleaner and try that with some more elbow grease.
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Old 14 June 2014, 09:18   #17
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Problem with vinyl lettering is that it protects the surface underneath so the rest of the tube is weathered but newish where there letters were. I have it a lot when re dong boat names but gel is much easter to polish out. Once you removed the adhesive then there's not much you can do as you have areas that have aged less than others.
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Old 14 June 2014, 09:24   #18
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I have read on line where some people recommend using thinners.

Is this a viable option? What is the effect on the Hypalon tubes?
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Old 14 June 2014, 14:32   #19
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Nope. That wont work!
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To be blunt I agree with matt h's earlier post and that you won't get rid of those letter outlines due to the sunlight bleaching the tubes around them over the years.

Once you removed the letters the original colour was protected by those very same letters. I think that it would be far better to have some wear patches fitted over the top like has already been suggested.
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